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Culture of Parnu. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Tallinn This small resort city boasts a great variety of historical and architectural monuments and landmarks. Local people are rather respectful of their history and culture and proudly showcase their cultural heritage to foreign guests. Tourists will discover old castles and churches, amazing museums and theaters. The Eliisabet’s church is a remarkable religious landmark established in 1750 being a genuine embodiment of the Baroque style. The church has gained its popularity among tourists due to its luxurious inner decoration. The church is home to one of the oldest organs in Estonia. Tourists will also find a beautiful gothic chair and an altar picture “Ascension” among the church’s relics.
Local residents are rather calm and sober minded folks. They warm welcome foreigners especially those guests speaking their native language. Local people are always eager to help foreigners. … Open
A walk along the Alley of Sculptures will turn to one of the most impressive experiences for the city guests. The alley was established in 2001. Parnu was the first city for the World First International Sculpture Day to take place The alley is figured with the best statuary artworks of Estonian, Japanese, American, French and Lithuanian artists. Another remarkable landmark of the tourist destination is the Tallinn Gate being a surviving part of a medieval fortifying construction.
The construction was built in the 17th century as a way to a post road to Tallinn. The fortifying construction was totally ruined in the 19th century and the Tallinn Gate was reserved as a symbol and a landmark. Another part of fortifying construction survived in Parnu is the Red Tower built of red bricks giving a name to the construction. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The city of Parnu is poor in night clubs and entertaining complexes, however it offers its guests lots of shopping centers and remarkable places to visit. Travelers opting to visit the city … Open
Today the tower houses a glassblowing workshop with a small souvenir shop where tourists can get some memorable souvenirs. The Parnu Citizen’s House is an established place of holding different exhibitions devoted to city history and shows of artists and sculptors presenting their artworks. The Parnu Citizen’s House is the oldest building of the destination. It is a wooden construction remarkably having survived till nowadays though wars and nature disasters.
The central square of the city keeps a famous theater named the Endla theater. In 1944 a building of the theater was totally ruined and restored back to life only in 1967. The town council is housed in a unique building which was constructed in 1797 at an initiative of a local merchant. Till the beginning of the 20th century the council was constantly added with new buildings. Today this architectural complex looks impressive and balanced.
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Iconic cultural sights of Estonia

The oldest city in the Baltics, Tartu, is considered to be the cradle of science. In the early 17th century, one of the first universities in Europe was opened here. The elegant main building of the University of Tartu built in the traditions of classicism, crowns the architecture of the city. One of the intriguing places on the campus is the attic where former students were imprisoned in the past centuries. Today on its walls, doors and ceiling you can see the drawings and inscriptions left by them. All tourist routes in Tartu go through Inglisild or “Angel Bridge” which bears the Latin inscription that reads: “Leisure Renews the Powers”. Local students believe that if you walk along the bridge with a bated breath, then your wish will come true. … Open
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Culture guide to Parnu. Which fascinating sights to visit once you are in Parnu: temples, churches, museums, theaters and castles. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) on the places 'must visit' in Parnu. Plan your own city excursion by using this page info!
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